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Here Are 19 Popular Books Turning 10 In 2017

2007 was truly the year of vampire books.

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2. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

Original pub date: May 22, 2007

This was Hosseini's follow-up to his his first book, The Kite Runner, which was adapted into a movie. A Thousand Splendid Suns sold a million copies within its first week, spending 75 weeks on the New York Times best-seller list.


4. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson

Original pub date: May 2007 in Sweden (2010 in US and UK)

While this didn't appear in the US until 2010, the final installment in Larsson's series was the No. 1 most sold book in the States during that year. The movie adaptation was released in November 2009.

6. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz

Original pub date: Sept.r 6, 2007

From the time Junot Díaz began writing to the time of its publication, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao took 11 years to write. It went on to win the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

7. Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

Original pub date: Aug. 16, 2007

While the best-selling six-book series all began with this one in 2007, the movie adaptation came along seven years later in 2014. Unfortunately it was a box office bomb, only bringing in $3.9 million on its opening weekend.


9. Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood by Ann Brashares

Original pub date: Jan. 9, 2007

This is the fourth book in the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series and was supposed to be the last, but Brashares published the fifth and final book in 2011. The two movies based on the series were released in 2005 and 2008. In 2016, there was talk of a possible third Sisterhood movie.


18. The Titan's Curse by Rick Riordan

Original pub date: May 5, 2007

This No. 1 New York Times best-seller is the third book in Riordan's popular Percy Jackson series. The first two books were adapted into films directed by Chris Columbus in 2010 and 2013, but in 2014, Logan Lerman, who played Jackson, said there would not be a third movie.